• Posted: 03 February 2015
    CYQ’s Martin Petch and Amanda Smallman attended the AoC Sport in the Curriculum Conference at Loughborough University on Tuesday 27 January.   During round table discussions, Martin and Amanda spoke with around 30 colleges . Feedback included ideas for master-class CPD sessions, a "Centre of...
  • Posted: 06 January 2015
    CYQ Technical Level Qualifications (TLQs) for the DfE 2017 Performance Tables The following CYQ qualifications are listed in the DfE 2017 16-19 Performance Tables for teaching from September 2015. QAN Qualification title 60012754 CYQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction...
  • Posted: 01 December 2014
    Some centres will already be aware of the recommendation by the Further Education Learning Technology Action Group (FELTAG) that publicly funded courses from September 2015 are supported by a minimum of 10% wholly-online learning. Their recommendation is also that this requirement increases to 50%...
  • Posted: 23 October 2014
    The week commencing 13 October saw the launch of the ‘Be Real’ campaign. The aim of the campaign was to change attitudes to body image, and help everyone put health above appearance and become confident about their bodies. The campaign was supported by a range of leading charities (including the...
  • Posted: 23 October 2014
    The Basil Scott Training Bursary was established in 2011 to provide free training opportunities for young people and volunteers. Successful applicants are offered access to YMCA training courses and qualifications up to the value of £10,000 per annum. The bursary is aimed at assisting those who...
  • Posted: 29 August 2014
    CYQ would like to reassure centres of the rigorous quality control procedures in place for creating, reviewing and editing multiple-choice tests. These processes are underpinned by the Ofqual Conditions of Recognition and outlined below: items are drafted by subject experts according to a set...
  • Posted: 29 August 2014
    This year’s customer survey indicates that 96.5% of CYQ centres would recommend CYQ to another training provider, which is fantastic news! However, there is always room for improvement. CYQ has listened to what you have to say and we can now tell you about some of the useful changes to be...
  • Posted: 29 August 2014
    CYQ has now partnered with Industry Qualifications (IQ) to service the Functional Skills provision of our Study Programme and Apprenticeship offers.   Industry Qualifications have a wealth of experience in servicing the Functional Skills market. This new partnership will see CYQ referring centres...
  • Posted: 25 July 2014
    With interactive eLearning and our supporting resources, there has never been a better time for learners to get qualified to teach the next generation of instructors. The Education and Training eLearning content meets the needs of a range of trainee educators wishing to achieve a qualification that...
  • Posted: 18 July 2014
    CYQ is delighted to announce that Rob May has been appointed as Head of CYQ. Rob, who joins on 1 September, will spearhead CYQ’s operations in support of an extensive and expanding range of colleges and training providers across the UK, as well as to diversify its provision of learning and career...

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